Pick Your Own Apple Orchards
Lyman Orchards Pick Your Own Apple Orchards are officially open! Our Pick Your Own Apple trees are nestled on 200 acres of Pick Your Own fruit orchards and fields overlooking the scenic Connecticut River Valley. We have one of the largest apple orchards in Connecticut. It's no wonder why Lyman Orchards was voted Connecticut's Best Pick Your Own Farm and one of the Top 10 Apple Picking Spots in the United States!
Pick Your Own Apples
If you're looking for a fun way to spend a day in Connecticut, a visit to Lyman Orchards PYO Apple Orchards is the perfect destination for a wholesome, fun, family-friendly getaway! And because we grow so many varieties of fruits, it's worth the trip! The Apple season lasts for 12 weeks (mid August-mid November) and traditionally overlaps the Peach season (mid July-Late September) and the Pear Season (mid August - late September).
For the best PYO apples experience, be sure to check our daily updates, and read our pick your own tips
Lyman Orchards has 30,000 apple trees spread over 100 sprawling acres. We grow 27 varieties of apples. Some of our early season apples include Ginger Gold, Early Mac, Ruby Red (Free-Red), Paula Red, Empress, and Sunrise. Other varieties include, Gala, Jonamac, McIntosh, Cortland, Honey Crisp, Macoun, Spencer, Liberty, Fuji, Jonagold, Empire, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Crispin, Cameo, Rome, Braeburn, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, and Ever Crisp.
Like our peaches, our apples are Eco-certified, grown using agricultural methods that preserve and protect our orchards’ ecology.
Apple picking is a great family friendly activity!
Apples are Nutrient-Rich
Does eating an apple every day really keep the doctor away? Below are some of the health benefits apples offer.
- Rich in insoluble and soluble fiber
- Good Source of Vitamin C
- Packed with Phytochemicals (quercetin, catechin, chlorogenic acid, anthocyanin)
There are so many tasty ways to include these nutritious fruits into your breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert!
Spend a morning or afternoon apple picking at Connecticut’s Sweet Spot®, Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, CT
View Our Apple Varieties Availability Chart
While apple picking season is generally considered to be in the fall, each variety essentially has its own little “mini-season.” So keep checking the Pick Your Own hotline 860-349-6015 for updated “what’s picking” news and don’t miss out on trying each variety – you may just discover some new favorites!